Types of Programs

UF Exchange Programs

  • Enroll through UF
  • Semester program or full academic year; Some in summer. Language of instruction may or may not be English
  • Pays tuition directly to UF for all courses
  • Receives UF credits and calculated into GPA
  • A UF exchange student is often the only UF student participating in that exchange for that semester. Full immersion experience
  • Students make own living arrangements
  • Application fee required to apply through UFIC

UF Sponsored Programs

  • Developed and taught by UF faculty, courses taught in English
  • Short-term programs – spring break, Thanksgiving or six-week summer
  • In a group of other UF students
  • All living arrangements and activities are planned
  • Program fees billed by UFIC – covers tuition, insurance, housing, meals, excursions

Non-UF Programs

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